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Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
with temperatures dipping in the 20s curtailed some of the events. carol kennedy serving in japan as u.s. ambassador, many leaving origami cranes. >>> secretary of state john kerry is set to continue negotiations in talks with iran over nuclear energy. >>> typhoon haiyan is the deadliest disaster to ever hit the country. 1600 people are still missing. "real money with ali velshi" is next on al jazeera. >> where the jobs are, i'll show you in american cities where hiring is hot. coal is falling to a loss. is it a bargain. plus is toys r us toast. the make or break for the largest toy store chain in the world. i'll ali velshi, and this is "real money." this is "real money." you are the most important part righof the show. join us. job creation has gotten a jolt with job openings and over all hires climbing to a five-year high. i use the word jolt for a reason. it's job open labor report. that's 8.6% higher job openings. this jolt report is important because it's a piece of data that is favored by janet yellen. apparently she likes it because it sheds light on the dynamics behind the more familiar mont
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 3:30am EST
is falling to a loss. is it a bargain. plus is toys r us toast. the make or break for the largest toy store chain in the world. i'll ali velshi, and this is "real money." this is "real money." you are the most important part righ of the show. join us. job creation has gotten a jolt with job openings and over all hires climbing to a five-year high. i use the word jolt for a reason. it's job open labor report. that's 8.6% higher job openings. this jolt report is important because it's a piece of data that is favor ed by janet yellen. apparently she likes it because it sheds light on the dynamics behind the more familiar monthly jobs report. that same jolt report, that was job openings, shows the number of hires rising to 8.7% increase from last year. with the private sector leading the way, of course. now apparently employers had been feeling pretty confident about the consumer demand. this is in september. thus they were willing to invest and expand and hire more people to accommodate that optimism. since then we've seen consumer confidence come down fueled by the damaging 16-day government
Nov 8, 2013 3:30pm PST
hallway. >> where'd she go? >> many of us know that copper theft is a huge epidemic problem across the nation. our friends at wxyz in detroit just posted this really interesting investigative report on how bad copper theft has gotten in detroit. you see these four guys jump out of a van, broad daylight and they go and steal copper directly off of an energy truck. that's bigger than bold. the energy company had had a serious problem with this, so they decided to record this from done the street. they also put hidden cameras on the truck as well and they installed a gps tracker into the bundles of wire. they were able to track the wire back to a recycling facility where they tracked down these four guys. you may look at this video and think, well, this is an isolated incident. it happened 41 times in three months this summer. >> there's so many angles of this, it looks like they're reenacting it, like they're paid actors but this is when it's actually happening. >> linemen in the detroit area say they're in jeopardy. some people are lurking in the bushes. others claim they've had gun
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 2:30pm EST
some science. >> we are back for another exciting show and lindsay you can start us off. this is important to you as a mother. >> i did a story on ballistic backpacks and bulletproof backpacks. one being a former cia officer who thinks any layer of added security is good and one as a mom in do i really want to give my kids the idea that this kind of technology is going to keep them safe? let's have a look. >> as a former cia agent i learned how to shoot a variety of guns. so when techknow asked me to cover a story about the trend in bulletproof back to school supplies, it intrigued me. as a former operative and as a mom. back to school shopping it's always the most stressful time of year for parents like me who are not prepared and now we've got one more thing to worry about: some parents are buying items like this insert intended to bulletproof backpacks to their back to school shopping list. in the wake of the sandy hook shooting, it's no surprise that this year security is a big concern. i visited one company called hard wire, based in maryland, which manufactures bu
FOX News
Nov 16, 2013 10:00am PST
headquarters. >> thank you for joining us today on this saturday. topping the news at this hour, the obama care vote. some democrats breaking ranks with the administration over the botched health care rollout and they're teaming up with the republicans to try and let people keep their health care plan. >> well, more than a week after a super typhoon tore through the philippines, we'll show you. >> you're looking at a 3-d computer generated plastic firearm. and guess what, you can make these, right in your own home. the danger is, they pass through medical detectors and that makes them illegal right now. the warning is that could change very soon. we'll tell you about the plastic guns that you can make on a computer. >> first, the dozens of democrats who are now turning their backs on the white house. 39 of them, in fact, now say president obama's health care fix doesn't go far enough. they're breaking ranks with the administration and they are voting with house republicans. on a bill that would allow the americans to keep their current plans and even allow new customers to buy those plans for m
Nov 27, 2013 4:00am EST
, very flat close for u.s. equity markets last night. the nasdaq closing above 4,000. so the ftse at the moment, this morning, is just up 14 points. the xetra dax is up 13 points. but we're back at this all-time high, level above 9,3 let you know. cac 40 is up 0.11% and the ftse mib up 0.5%. a number of individual stocks worth looking at this morning. let's kick off with accor. stock down 3% at the moment. the company essentially coming out and saying, look, we're going to split ourselves into two bess. one that's going to be running hotels and the other one we will keep holding lease holds on that, as well. so hotel services and hotel owner, essentially. the first big move really by the new appointed ceo sebastian basan who brought in the previous chief executive back. we'll get more on this with the analyst around 15 minutes time. vivendi is up 2.5% at the moment, approving plans to spin off its french telecom business. the focus on just a handful of media assets. it's named the french industrial as the eventual chairman of the group. and the best performs, aker solutions, up 12
Nov 5, 2013 9:30pm PST
wonderful jobs and so i hate to us the word taxes by how can we crate of the revenue that the fed's have left us to do. we're in poverty and we need our cities to step up >> thank you, mayor lee. >> (laughter) . well, that first of all, we have is a pretty r06b9 budget and we do - by the way, i think in order to depreciate the kind of revenue we first of all, begin with the basics we have to have a strong business approach to our budget so creating that san francisco in the industry was small business owner something i spent a lot of time. i tackled pension reform and created a trust fund so start paying for the mandatory that would hurt us dead on arrival down the road. so we contact talk about stuff until we've built an san francisco. today we've done all the things that insurance companies and other fails i failures of other cities across the country didn't pay attention to all those mandates we put them into the mix and now we do 2 year budgeting and we've got 4 reserve accounts for the city. now that we've done that companies can come in and say i'll pay for that i mean, why what
Nov 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
morning when when when when when when. the rta that election day twenty thirty hear us from new york city to miami beach unconventional candidates are shaking up the usual red vs blue politics in depth coverage of today's elections. just ahead and in washington state there's a major vote on labeling gmo foods. this initiative passes it would force biotech manufacturers to disclose the use of genetically modified crops more on a boat for greater transparency coming up. not in colorado there's an initiative to divide the state's eleven counties in northeast colorado will vote on whether or not to secede. so were the chances of a fifty first state to play more later in the show i am. it's tuesday but work with five pm in washington dc and said saxon you're watching our tea. then we began with election day twenty thirty. that's right political junkies around the country can rejoice because big name elections are just reserved for even numbered years. they happen on aud never yours too. so let's take a look at the map the new jersey and in virginia voters head to the polls to elect a
Al Jazeera America
Nov 17, 2013 6:00am EST
completely cut off by the storm. the u.s. military is now dropping food and water to survivors in the area. but more than 1,000 people are still missing. some 4 million people are homeless. for the latest - we are going to talk about - talk to craig leeson, who is standing by in the philippines. first let's tell you about an attack in afghanistan where more than 2,000 afghan elders will meet in kabul. they'll vote on the future of u.s. troops in afghanistan. the u.s. is trying to hammer out an agreement to keep forces on the ground beyond 2014. that effort was dealt a blow on saturday after suicide bomb attack killed six people. jane ferguson reports from kabul. >> it was an attack on the footsteps of where the country will debate the future of u.s. forces here. a suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into an afghan military vehicle as the afternoon rush hour in kabul beginning. civilians were killed >> translation: i had a kebab store. there was a bang. everything went dark. they took me to the hospital. they took me back to see the shop - a lot were injured. there was a lot
Nov 27, 2013 7:00am EST
motors gives an update on the u.s. auto industry. host: good morning. a live view of the u.s. capitol as the rain continues in the east. with congress and recess this week for the thanksgiving holiday, it is a getaway wednesday as millions toward planes, trains, and drive to your destination. of the busieste travel days of the year. we want to focus on the terminals, the roads and the rail lines but carry freight and passengers. this question, is america's transportation infrastructure up to 21st-century first century standards. that is the question this morning. as always, you can join in on the conversation. you can also join us on facebook or send us an e-mail or send us a tweet. this is the headline this morning, front page of " the wall street journal" -- we want to focus on the larger issue of transportation infrastructure. earlier this month the president traveling to the port orleans, saying it is time to spend more money. >> one in nine of our bridges is rated structurally deficient. more than 40% of the major highways are congested. so is our airspace. who is sittin
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 7:30pm EST
>> hey, i'm wajahat ali and you're in the stream. obesity, so many of us can relate. lisa fletcher is away but my man omar is here. you and i can empathize for today's show, i wore husky pants growing up i was a quote unquote husky kid. that was me at 11. and tit for tat, you have a gut hanging out. 66% of americans are overweight, and there's been a two irdz thdz increase -- two-thirds are increase in,. >> who says in my experience i've noticed a difference in how i'm treated pre, and post-losing 60 pounds. much more post. of course those of you at home we want you to be a partly of the are conversation. use the hash hashtag that you sn the screen, #ajam stream. >> studies of parents of overweight kids are less likely to help them pay for things like a car or you know, college which is important. discrimination is also documented in children as young as the age of 3. the biggest problem isn't about keeping an eye on the scale. rather it's the way other americans rue, treat and shame them -- view, treat and shame them. >> i'm overweight and it's obviously a hard thing to deal with
Al Jazeera America
Nov 20, 2013 6:00am EST
>>> the u.s. supreme court refuses to block the strict texas abortion law. opponents say it will prevent clinics in the state from performing the procedure. a ban on late term abortions is defeated in new mexico's largest city. voters in albuquerque rejected the measure closely watched as a front in the national abortion battle >> calling it a message of blood and death to iran and hezbollah. an al qaeda group taking responsibility for the suicide bombing in beirut. the blast killing 23 people, including a senior irani doipt. >> and desperately needed aid arrives on an island in the philippines where 80% of the people have been left homeless by typhoon haiyan. >> good morning, and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy. two decisions in the battle over abortion rights - both with major implications. the supreme court ruled against blocking a restrictive abortion law in texas - at least while it's being repeople. a third of the clinics will have to stay closed. in new mexico voters in albuquerque reject a ban on late-term abortion. in texas - it was a plea to the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 11:00am EST
does this tell us about the state of these negotiations? >> reporter: well, richelle, the indication that he's flying out of here to go to london is adding to a growing sense of pessimism in geneva that counters the early optimism. there is also a little bit of color as well when it comes to secretary of state kerry. apparently he ducked out to buy some chocolates for his wife for thanksgiving, take that as you will. the p5+1, all the u.n. security council plus germany, all went behind closed doors. william hague said this is not an easy process, and it is far from a done deal. >> we're not here because they're finished. they're here because it's difficult, and it remains difficult. there are narrow gaps but they are important gaps. it's important that any agreement is thundershower row, detailed, comprehensive, and that it is a deal in which we can all, and the whole world can have confidence that it will work, and it will be observed. >> reporter: and that's just the thing. they don't just want a deal here in geneva. they want a dole that will work. apparently there are some very s
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 2:00am EST
with winds at 190 miles an hour. >>> joining us via skype is bern schell, with the red cross in the philippines. he joins us from manilla, the capitol. thank you for giving us your time. so, right now, what parts of the country are being hardest hit? >> well, of course, we have seen the ty off and on make landfall this morning on the western part of the country and hit by the typhoon. it went over parts. it's now in e the liolio, moving out of the country probably later in two or three hours, hitting the island later today. it has gone quickly through the country quicker than expected. it has left a lot of damage especially in the area that it made landfall. >> that's a relief that is moving quickly. do you have people from your organization on the ground in those parts? >> staff and volunteers at the red cross on the ground in all parts affected by the disaster. we have started with those people to go out to lifesaving activities, people who have threats or first aid for those people and, of course, we are now starting in those areas getting more clear start, our assessments
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
a background check let's go to our audience. first of all, if i want to join us the line will start with jane if you on this side go to those doors and we'll include as many as we possibly can. we'll invite you to with one question and i'll keep you on point. we include as many as we think. >> hi i'm peter i like the word collaboration but i see it failing especially with mayor lee talking about the youth summer job program highway he was able to collaborate the money i'm intrigued with what were the downsides what positive 0 things can you mention all 3 of i can mention in collaboration is there any technology that can a help. >> mayor lee. >> well, this has been two years in the making. as i said we wanted to take jobs seriously for everyone. i've felt a strong passion for our youth they're going to take our jobs not future i want them to be prepared. we set up high goals 6 thousand and we did a huge room of outlining all our technology companies and we asked them to take a minute and remember how you got argue first job and find out who helped you get the job. they all realized they've g
Nov 29, 2013 6:00am EST
this weekend. that's 11 1% more than last year. we have the chief merchandising officer at toys r us. then we'll be joined from tyson's corner, a huge mall in virginia. bobby kotick will be join onning us on air. electronic items are expected to be a big seller this year especially with the launch of the xbox and the new play station consoles. coming up in the next hour, we have terry lundgren. and at 8:40 this morning, the ceo of brooks brothers. we have a packed line upof guests ready to giving us a look at the american consumer. we start with dana telsey this morning. we have heard a lot of stories about some expecting disappointment, some maybe not great retail numbers. but what do you really think is going to happen this holiday season? >> i think it's the season of insurgency. we have six fewers days between thanksgiving and christmas. look at the season started earlier than it ever did before. there are items out there for people to want, whether it's accessories and hand bags and watches. certainly electronics with all the new tablets out there. so overall, it should be a 3% to 3.5% t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 6:00am EST
for hundreds of residents standing in front of debris where they used to live. >> it's just hard to believe. it's almost like can i wake up now? it's almost like a nightmare. >> reporter: on monday survivors of sunday's tornados and heavy storms which ravaged communities in 12 states returned to washington, illinois to scrape up what they could and figure out what is next. >> my neighbor found my daughter's journal she kept as a kid. so we will be looking for bits and pieces today. >> reporter: the five-mile wide twister that cut through washington is dozens reported in illinois slamming into dozens of communities like where an elderly brother and sitter were killed and relatives are coping with the loss of their home and that of their loved ones. >> we were planning on a thanksgiving down here and amy bought the turkey and uncle joe was going to fry a turkey down here and all looking forward to that. >> reporter: the southern illinois city of brook port suffered its share of loss as well, 50 homes were levelled or gone entirely. and an effort all night search and rescue of three fatalities a
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 4:00pm EST
loosen the grip of, to filibusters. thousands meet to decide on the future of u.s. troops in their country, and we go to live to geneva, and talk to restrict iran's nuclear program. >> after years of threat from both parties the senate has finally invoked the so called nuclear option. the historic move will help end the grid lock on president obama's judicial nominations. he hailed them this afternoon. >> today's count of obstruction, it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisions. it is a deliberate determined effort, no matter where the merits just to fight the results of an election, is not normal. and for the sake of future generations we can't let it become normal. >> libby casey joins us now with more on this grid lock busting vote. lick by, there is plenty of reaction. >> yeah, a big day on capitol hill. the rest of the country is scratching their head saying what is this situation, it can sound very dramatic. and in some ways it is, because it is the fundamental change in the way business is done in the senate. usually it takes 60 votes to overcome a th
Nov 17, 2013 5:17pm EST
kaiser fraser, using their last names. and kaiser frazer manufactured cars at the old bomber plant until 1953 when in 1953, they were -- sales had declined and they were consolidated into toledo, ohio. and in that factory then, general motors took it over and needed the factory after losing their hydromatic plant from a fire outside of detroit. they moved here to ypsilanti to manufacture transmissions and then took half the factory and used it as an assembly plant. a general motors story here. we have a kaiser frazer story here which was major auto industries in the last half of the 20th century. hudsons were not manufactured here in ypsilanti. they were manufactured in detroit. we have this hudson dealership that's a very good example of car dealerships in the early part of the 20th century. we used the dealership then to tell the hudson story. we're in the front of our dealership. where the showroom was where you come and look at your car that you were looking to shop and buy. here in our showroom, we have displayed a 1933 terraplane. we're in a hudson dealership. 1933 terraplane was d
Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, u.s., and five other world powers. iran would see a limited relief and sanctions in return for suspending some nuclear activities. the negotiations are set to resume next week in geneva. john kerry is meeting with senate banking committee members today in a bid to delay a sanctions vote. on tuesday, white house press secretary jay carney said congress should give the talks a chance rather than leave u.s. -- lead the u.s. on a march to war. box this administration has imposed the most crippling sanctions in history against iran. we appreciate the leverage the sanctions have given us and we appreciate the partnership that congress has given us. in that effort. but this is a decision to support diplomacy and a possible peaceful resolution to this issue. the american people, justifiably and understandably, prefer a peaceful solution to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. in this agreement, if achieved, has the potential to do that. the american people do not want to march to war. box the israeli government has frozen one of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
check check check >> hello welcome to al jazeera america, i'm jonathan betz live in new york. >> u.s. defend the iran nuclear agreement. president obama tries to calm israel after their prime minister calls a mistake. >>> polls close in honduras - right now a tight race with no winner. >> afghan president refuses to give his okay to the elders agreement to keep american sold yours through. >>> and a storm pushing through the east coast of america. >> the world's reaction to the iran nuclear deal is mixed - from distrust in congress to l kel -- celebrations in iran. hundreds of cheering supporters welcomed home the foreign minister, calling him the ambassador of peace. libby casey joins us from washington d.c. with the latest. what's the reaction been like on capitol hill. >> just as it has been globally. it's mixed with vocal critics voicing concerns that iran would see this as a loosening of sanctions, without making sacrifices and would take advantage of this moment. those supporting president obama, and the diplomatic efforts say it's a landmark moment that had to be reached. th
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
called for an end to the violence that called for the coup. >> the first stop us secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking official to the capital city since july 3rd. that is the day that the military remove mohamed morsi from his post ac as president of the egypt and placed him under arrest. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration on what washington expect kie re t cairn the white so weeks and months a. how can they move toward working toward democracy. the trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt the ability to say look the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by having this unannounced trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it very plain and we heard this from secretary kerry on sunday that the u.s. looks to egypt as a security partner across the middle east. they have had a long standi
Nov 18, 2013 12:42am EST
and then they took half of the factory and used it as an assembly plant. we have got a general motors story here. we have got a kaiser frazier story here, which is major auto industries in the last half of the 20th century. hudsons were not manufactured here. they were manufactured in detroit. but we have this hudson dealership that is a very good example of car dealerships in the early part of the 20th century. we use the dealership also to tell the story. you come and look at it, your car that you were going to shop and buy. we have display a 1933 plane. we're in the hudson dealership, 1933 was designed and planned by hudson motor car company to compete with ford, general motors and chrysler. hudson was sort of a mid price car. in order to stay competitive, they went on down to the marketplace. the era was a prohibition in 1920s. had this design. it's called a tara plane. kind of a play on tera earth and plane, airplane. air travel in the early 1930s was becoming much more popular. that was really a catchy name that went with that period of time. when the car was introduced they had amelia air hea
FOX News
Nov 28, 2013 2:00am PST
line is here. she is answering your questions. >> you can e-mail them to us tweet them to us or facebook us. >> rava is here showing you how to carve the bird. we can use that advice as well. >> but up first our top story for you on this thanksgiving. hundreds of people in ohio aren't spending the holiday at home. they are being evacuated after a train derailed late thursday night with highly flammable chemicals. >> some of the people will not be able to return home until saturday. >> i guess we have to kind of see what we have every day and what we have to do. we have to make the best out of it. >> officials say the cleanup efforts have not progressed as quickly as they hoped. almost 13,000 gallons of highly flammable liquid leaked out of one of the cars. they are still concerned it could explode. >> the video you are about to see this is incredible. watch what happens when a tornado rips through a middle school in indiana. you can see the gym it is actually completely torn apart in just seconds. in this hallway a load of ceiling tiles comes crashes down. no one was at the s
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 11:00am EDT
after launch. the relationship between the u.s. and iraq about to face a big test. the iraqi prime minister, maliki, visiting the white house today. and he said that the violence has killed thousands of iraqi. 1,000 people dying in october alone. mike is live at the white house with the preview of the sitdown, and what's on the agenda in >> reporter: first and foremost, del, the number that you just mentioned. 882 iraqis have died just in the month of october alone, and the violence that's racking that country, many fear that it's moving into civil war. maliki. three hours meeting with the president, and he has been in washington for three days, and he has met with vice president, joe biden, twice already. and he gave a speech, and his point this. the violence in iraq is not sectarian, and many believe that it's exactly that, many of maliki's opponents accusing him of fostering the strike against the sunni minority in iraq. they are using it as a staging ground to launch attacks into iraq. the destabilization of syria is bad news, and for allowing iran, one of bashar al-assad bring
Nov 8, 2013 7:00am EST
on birthrates and healthcare in the u.s.. venter of, stephanie the national center for health statistics and mark mader. topic of major discussion here in washington these days. members of congress are talking about it, city councils are voting on it, political commentators are writing about it. even the president is voicing an opinion. here he is. >> obviously, people get pretty team names, i don't think there are any redskins fans that mean offense. i've got to say if i were the owner of the team and i knew that there was a name of my team even if it had a storied history that was offending a sizable group of people, i'd think about changing it. but i don't want to detract from the wonderful redskins fans that are here. they love their team, and rightly so come it even though they have been having a tough time this year. think all these mascots and team names related to native americans, native americans feel pretty strongly about it it i don't know whether our attachment to a particular name real, override the legitimate concerns that people have about these thin
FOX Business
Nov 5, 2013 9:20am EST
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FOX Business
Nov 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
hope you stay with us. straight to the floor of the new york stock exchange and nicole petallides. stocks, bouncing back here after yesterday's sharp declines. >> right. we're see you now that the dow is up about 88 points here at the moment at 15,682. nasdaq and s&p holding up nice gains. nasdaq nice move but still down for the week up 1.4%. we got in the monthly jobs report, but first seemed like good news but you knew the labor participation rate is still at lows we haven't seen since 1978. here is a one-week chart for you as the dow and s&p working here to squeeze out gains for the week. we'll see whether or not they actually do that. we'll see if they actually gain the risks of snapping a fourth straight weeks of gains for the s&p 500. for the dow it will extend the to five straight weeks of gains. as i noted the nasdaq still on track for a little bit of weakness for this week overall. down about .2% to the downside. that is what we're looking at big picture. the job reports moved several sectors. insurance and financials were moving well. you had homebuilders going back. bac
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 6:00am EST
of the biggest chains have been open for hours. toys "r" us and, walmart and target opened hours ahead of the midnight start on black friday and macy's opening on thanksgiving evening for the first time in the 155 year history. the retailers want to makeup for the shorter span this year between thanksgiving and christmas and, walmart has protests with workers demanding higher pay and better working conditions and patricia is at roosevelt field in new york. sorry we do not have patricia now. we will tell you a little bit about black friday's history. thanksgiving thursday may have given black friday a run for its money this year. some of the nation's biggest chains started the holiday shopping season on thursday. kmart welcomed shoppers at 6:00 a.m., toys "r" us, target annual mart opened before the usual start on friday. retailers say they need to time because of the short span between thanksgiving and christmas and less time at the dinner table and more bargain hunting. >> i have never done this before and i think i'd rather let the employees have the night off but given that it's ope
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 8:00pm EST
security pack withe u.s. afghanistan, and the agreement to keep some troops there for another decade, tonight why it now be in jeopardy. home for the holidays, store employees pushing back on staying open for thanksgiving, tonight meet the young worker leading the charge. defining dallas, 50 years after the assassination, how the city coped with and changed after the death of jfk. it has been that way in washington for almost 100 years. tonight that is history. they make good on their warning to launch the so called nuclear option. mike, so what does it mean? >> well, john, the senate likes to call itself the world's greatest dribble rahtive body, but when they changed that role, it stood for almost 100 years the chamber is now in danger of a melt down. suddenly free to have most of his nominees confirmed with a similar majority. >> people should vote their conscious. they should vote on behalf of constituents, but they should vote. the president accused republicans of abusing rules. republicans block them all. part of an emerging trend. the chain means a simple majority can n
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 9:00pm EDT
their leader. hakimullah mehsud was killed in a u.s. drone strike on friday. his supporters vow a wave of revenge suicide bombings. pakistan says the strike stalled peace talks with the taliban. >> the website used to enrol president obama's heath care program will be down for maintenance. will be offline from now until sunday morning at 9 eastern. people can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next. you can always find us online at have a good night. ♪ >> got evening i'm joie chen welcome to "america tonight sex th" theweekend edition. we have did h dedicated our attn to sexual assault on campus. there is the repeated belief that campus rape is often the miscommunications and allegations that result to murky he said she said. ttonight we have us visit oxidel campus in california. for some reason it's impossible for law enforcement and school officals to adjudicate. >> rape is rape, not misunderstanding. sometimes by students that prey on fellow students and get it awith it time and time again. our re
Nov 26, 2013 2:00pm EST
that we are in the midst of significant budget battles and dysfunctions one might say, and for those of us who watched defense we are particularly the implications of that for u.s. defense strategy and planning. i'm wondering how you would describe the cuts in defense in canada. i don't think you have quite the political environment we do right now but surely you must have the same sense of general interest in how canada plans to go forward and again strategically where canada wants to be in terms of its role in the world and how to underwrite that with military capability. i would love to hear a little bit about the efforts underway in canada including your own defense reform initiative. that looks to cut inefficiencies to free up some funds. >> good for you you've got the name right. the defense renewal team has worked a year. one of the first tasks in taking on this position was the direction to maintain everyone and the numbers that i have in the regular force and the reserve forces, all of the capacities and capabilities that we have got right now but find a billion dollars and five t
Nov 28, 2013 4:00am PST
in the oven. the butterball turkey talk line joins us with some tips for you that could save your holiday meal. and we check in with our troops stationed overseas as well on this thursday morning. but first we start off this hour for you, thanksgiving travellers may be a bit weary after their first leg of traveling to their holiday destinations, dealing with over 600 flights cancelled yesterday while millions of drivers battled heavy rain, winds and snow. yesterday's storms are now moving into canada. it should be a calm and dry day for those of you hitting the road or on the road already trying to get to some early shopping. the big question this morning will whipping winds ground those famous macy thanksgiving parade balloons? 16 giant balloons will be grounded if sustained winds top 23 miles per hour. or wind gusts hit 34 miles per hour. 15 million people as well will be watching this parade from home. bill karins joins us right now to tell us if those balloons will fly? >> great thanksgiving morning to you, richard. i've been tracking the winds in new york city. everyone wants those balloo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 1:00pm EST
on the scene, from cairo. before we get into the protests that we saw during the day, tell us more about the potential presidential pardon of these girls who are in jail? >> reporter: well, as you said, it is a potential presidential pardon because the statement clearly says that after the judicial process is over, now we are just in the second step of that judicial process in the sense that, yes, yesterday their lawyer has put forward an appeal to the appeals court and still there is no date for that hearing. if the sentence is upheld in the court, well then the lawyer can still go further to another court and only after all of that process is over that the interim president would issue that pardon. all of it came really after several activists and human humn rights organizations here had called upon him here on thursday to issue that pardon. now the process could take about a year according to the lawyer, maybe even more quickly because if you look to what happened during the court hearing this time, it is only at the second court hearing that the sentence was handed over. so perhaps i
Al Jazeera America
Nov 14, 2013 4:00am EST
is on assignment. i am adam may. in the u.s., right now, about 2500 people are serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles. last year, the u.s. supreme court ruled that making those sentences mandatory was unconstitutional. tonight, age america tonight exclusive. inside an illinois prison for a man who was given a life sentence at the age of just 14 now speaking out for the very first time. it's the second installment in punishment. >> in october, 1990, three members of chicago's gangster disciples set out to settle a score with a rifle gang. the youngest of the group just two months past his 14th birthday was a boy named adolpho davis. >> i hear people saying games gangs. my destiny was written when i was born into a chaotic family. so, being born into as many other kids get born into every day is like i -- life is written for us. >> in the turf war that follow owed, two r i have a l gang members were shot dead although it was never proven he fired a gun he was convicted of double murder. the law was clear and uncompromising. if you are part of a group that commits
Nov 10, 2013 3:50pm EST
on us, sent by the sheriff of this very same place. we don't understand why, we don't know the reason why there is so much discrimination against us. in the end, we'll wind up all the same, in the grave. and the song ends, he says: with this verse i leave you, i'm tired of singing. hoping the megra won't come after us again because, in the end, we all have to work. he said it so simply, but it's such a true statement. it's such a expression of reality. this was not that long ago, but since then it's gone t a lot worse. it's gotten a lot worse. also in los angeles not too long afterwards, the megra arrived at a factory called microsolutions, and so the immigration agents went into the company dining room where the company had called all the workers together. and so they said, okay, if you're a citizen, go over to that side of the room. and so all the citizens went over to that side of the room. and then they said if you have a green card or a visa, you go over there too. and so then all of those people went over to that side of the room. and so as one of the workers later told me, that
Nov 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
in u.s. peacekeeping forces may not be a bad thing to think about. they cost a fraction of what it costs to deploy a force we pay 26 cents on the dollar for the forces not to mention the differential between the cost of fielding a un force and the cost of fielding an american force. it's an order of magnitude at least if not more. so my question would be hell much time do we or should we spend trying to factor in institutions like the united nations into our defense posture? i guess once way of saying it is how much do we think about outsourcing. >> last question. >> it seems to me that if we are discussing the future of american defense, we might give some thought to thinking about a future of the american relationship with china. and i'm wondering whether you see china as a potential ally with whom cooperation becomes a norm or whether you see it as a rival against whom the u.s. house to position itself in one way or another. >> i'm not going to try to comment on everything that was said in part because i simply agree with bill and what he noted and i know very little about se
Nov 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
how many labor camp products have made it to the u.s. if any. one group told congress in 2008 there could be hundreds of camp producing goods for export. we have a lot more straight ahead here in the news room and it all starts right now. p. >>> hello again. these stories are topping our news this hour. unspeakable stories. survivors who need help are asking their government what is taking so long. and this simp tent could save lives in the zone. and nfl lineman richy incognito goes on the offensive. he responds to ago gation alle bullies. hear his side of the scandal comes up. >>> 10,000 people are feared dead communities are leveled and there is little food or water and medical supplies are running out. the president toured some of the hardest hit areas today. he is facing growing outrage over the slow response to the disaster. our cnn crew ap tacaptured the terrifying moments when the storm hilt and people prayed as the winds howled outside. >> reporter: tim schwartz and andrew stephens helped rescue people in hotel rooms. they used mattresses to push them to safety in tha
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 6:00am EST
. a large and deadly storm system is moving across the u.s., how it could snarl holiday travel plans. and it's the whitest major city in america and one photographer is putting the spotlight on minorities living there. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, a gridlock between the u.s. and iran is broken but officials say the difficult part is still to come and they are reacting to a milestone and a deal in geneva that eliminates the nuclear program and paves the way for further steps. >> translator: it has been written clearly in the text of this agreement that iran will continue its enrichment and therefore i announce to the people of iran that enrichment will continue in the same way as before. >> reporter: praise for rihani as they celebrate on the streets and the foreign minister is ambassador for peace on his return from geneva. in the u.s. there is skepticism and shows iran that the white house is weak. >> i think you are going to see on capitol hill again a by partisan effort to try to make sure this is not the final agreement because people know this
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 3:30am EST
contracting, projecting use of network with of doctors. they need to look at all the levers that are available to them. >> julie stone, senior . thank you. >> thank you for having me on. >> 200,000 factory jobs. sounds great, but the next generation of workers are not up to the task. plus the legal marijuana market is producing a new high for investors. weed as a commodity, you bet. we will explain. al jazeera america... >>introduces... "america tonight". >>a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. >>grounded. >>real. >>unconventional. >>an escape from the expected. >> al jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
us live. paul. >> john, i am here right outside the city itself. this is the hub on the military side of the airport. you request see some philippine is australian ships behind me. they have been looking loops back and forth, taking aid back out, bringing evacuees back, we saw a few hung go by here. you mentioned also the death toll, john, there's been a little confusion this morning the number we are being told to go with now, from the philippine government is 4,460. that's the official count right now. but we are hearing also from the mayor skying that there's 4,000 dead in his town alone. so these numbers still very fluid, obviously as more and more people are found, and people trickle in who have been missing these numbers are always changing. the big news here, right now, is that the u.s.s. george washington american air contractor carrier strike group is just off the coast, starting to fly in a lot of supplies. 21 helicopters on that ship alone, more than 80 aircraft. a huge relief capacity there. right off the coast of the province. paul i know you have talked to some evacuees
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
state police say there are no reports of injury. on the phone with us now is our own juan carlos molina. juan carlos, what can you tell us? >> well, john, we arrived at the mall just a few minutes ago. they literally turned us around and sent us to a parking lot right next to the mall. but they have the whole parking lot area near nordstrom on lock down. they are searching for somebody stills inside the building. happened around 9:30 a.m. shots fired near 9:30 near the nordstrom's shopping store inside the mall. they started bringing people out, evacuating people out. they have reports of the swat team is here, there is also a bomb squad here. we're assuming that these are ought preventive measures. -- all preventative measures. reports of one man, with armed with at least a rifle and possibly wearing black clothing, possibly wearing body armor. right now information is very sketchy coming out. but they are bringing people out of the mall and trying to keep people from going back into the mall. parts of the mall were starting to close but there are still restaurants and there's a movie
Al Jazeera America
Nov 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
of american sails through the u.s. senate but the equal rights bill is not going anywhere in the u.s. house. we will explain. big money twitter stock goes public for the first time attracting billions of dollars from investors, but when will the social media website, which has never made a dime, provide a return. >>> and a typhoon bearing down on 2 million people and the storm is larger more than hurricane katrina. >>> and millions of filipin filipino-americans are praying for family and friends in danger. >> we begin with the u.s. government new war on trans-fat, an ingredient in some of the food that many of us eat. trans-fat is added is to vegetable oil to maintain food freshness and taste. it raises bad cholesterol levels and can clog arteries and cause heart disease. they will require the food industry to phase it out. there will be 60 days of public comment and then the fda will announce when the ban will go into affect. several counties across the country have already banned trans-fat. baked goods, and some breakfast foods, mark snyder is in dallas with reaction in today's announceme
FOX Business
Nov 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
into a potential economic story. lori: this check and with rick joining us from the fox business weather center with the latest on this forecast. when and where. >> well, you got a good start of this. a storm going right now. you will have a storm on wednesday, a couple days more and we will know exactly where. this is you look in your wednesday forecast. a lot of it you will notice, very cool. greens are the airports, no flight problems across the eastern two-thirds of the country. going to see. maybe a slight delay. very significant delays because of the storm is brewing. i will show you how we get to there. temperatures have plummeted. take a look. in the last 24 hours midland, texas, 45 degrees colder than you were yesterday. the cold there is certainly come and all the way down to a crossbar and mexico, at bedtime times around the freezing mark. this is that front. rainy weather, but today we have some high and sank to mislead commix across parts of texas and oklahoma. it is a slow-moving storm. that is why this is the main energy bringing very heavy rain. across parts of arizona and highe
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 10:00pm EST
used tear gas and water canons to disperse crowds. a student was killed in the clashes. they protested over 21 women and girls sentenced to up to 11 years in prison. >> afghanistan's president says a young child was killed and two women wounded in an airstrake in southern afghanistan. hamid karzai blames america and said if the attacks continue it gives him more reason to not sign a security agreement with the united states. >> we have been keeping an eye on comet ison. astronomers hoped for a bright visible streak across the sti next month. the comet broke apart. an-astro physicist says it's the end for ison. >> black friday is keeping in to thanksgiving. stores are opening early. some stores have been banned from opening. those are the headlines. "consider this" is up next. happy thanksgiving and a happy hanukah from all of us here at al jazeera america. >> every day 22 veterans take their lives. despite progress on any given night there are more than 55,000 homeless veterans. "consider this" as families across the country gather to give thanks, are we failing those we should be than
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 6:00am EST
the so called nuclear option, the landmark vote limits the use of filibustering to block presidential nominees and democrats say the move will engridlock in washington and allow president obama to get his appointments approved but republicans say the partisan bickering in the capitol is only going to get worse. >> this is not a very proud day in the history of the senate. in order to distract attention away from obamacare, the senate has just broken the rules in order to change the rules. >> reporter: under the new rules only a simple majority is needed for the confirmation of most executive and judicial nominees. the world change represents a huge shift of power in the senate and 200 years the chamber prided itself on giving more power to the minority party. and the senate majority is guaranteed to have nomineed approved and i want to bring in erica who has more and some republicans are seeing this as a power grab. >> senate democrats are using majority to their advantage here and an easy vote, they passed a measure to eliminate the use of the filibuster to block presidential nomine
Al Jazeera America
Nov 14, 2013 4:00pm EST
the discussion about forming this took place, now democrats are threatens to jump ship, tell us about that? >> yeah, that's right. the red states of louisiana, she is a democrat, she is up for re-election, she is sponsoring legislation, that would force the president to keep his promise, if you like your policy, you can keep it. there's also a bill tomorrow, sponsored by a republican, afacting a lot of democratic support. white house officials are very kinked that this whole thing, the rub could be pulled out from under this whole thing. after the president spoke today, she said it was a good first step, but she is going to press ahead. >> the president's announcement this morning was a great first step, and we will probably need legislation. to make it stick. >> to underscore all of this, tony, public poms you hate to lean back on them, but there is one out, it was quinnipiac, that said 46% of those polled said the public defender knowingly deceived the public. if you have your insurance and like it, you can keep it. >> this is crazy, thank you. as the scale of the relief merit the philip
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
you should be able to keep it. the president should heed his own advice and work with us, the congress, as founders intended not around the legislative process. >> reporter: now democrats who are against this bill and the white house say it would fundamentally hurt the federal healthcare law, and the plans that fred upton would like to see offered in 2014 that don't mean the obama requirements are not good for americans. they might not have maternity care. they may not hold the same rate of pre-existing conditions. >> this is not the, not by a long shot, for this bill. >> reporter: well, it is and is isn't. the democratic leaders in the senate have no interest in putting forth a bill that would cut away at the healthcare law. they want to make fixes to the healthcare law. the white house has said that it would veto any bill of this sort. this is how white house spokesman jay carney responded today. >> i will work with congress so that congress can do what it can do legislatively in a good-faith effort to address problems, to improve implementation of the affordable healthcare act. what
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